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Feast days this week

Tuesday January 5th, St. Charles of St. Andrew (1821-1893) Born in Holland, he became a Passionist priest in 1846 and came to Mount Argus in Dublin in 1857. Was renowned as a confessor and a supporter of the poor of…
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The Pope’s Intentions for January

Intention for Evangelisation – Human Fraternity. “May the Lord give us the grace to live in full fellowship with our brothers and sisters of other religions, praying for one another, open to all.”

Pope Francis, “Fratelli tutti”

Pope Francis finished Chapter One with two paragraphs on hope and begins Chapter Two, nn.56-86, entitled ‘A Stranger on the Road’ referring to the importance of keeping a sense of joy and hope in the midst of the negative aspects…
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Bible Corner

During the Christmas season the Prologue of John’s Gospel is used three times in the liturgy: for the Day Mass on Christmas Day, the 7th Day of the Octave of Christmas 31st December and on the Second Sunday of Christmas….
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Quote

With Thursday being the feast of the patron saint of canon law the quote today is based on the last canon in the Code of Canon Law. “The supreme law is the salvation of souls”

Mass Times

Sunday, 27th Saturday Vigil 6.10pm Sunday Morning 8am, 10am and Noon Weekday Masses this week: Monday December 28th to Friday January 1st, 10am and 7.30pm. Masses at usual times from Saturday January 2nd onwards in line with Covid19 restrictions. The…
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End of year Message

As we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ this year, we do so in the shadow of the pandemic that has spread throughout the world and taken millions of lives. In so many ways people have suffered due to the…
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Feast days this week

Sunday 27th, Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Monday 28th, the Holy Innocents, Martyrs Tuesday, 29th St. Thomas Becket, bishop and martyr, killed in the cathedral of Canterbury on this date 1170 Thursday 31st, St. Sylvester,…
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Bible Corner

In the readings for the Feast of the Holy Family this Sunday in the first and the second reading we encounter Abraham, his wife Sarah and Isaac, their son. Abraham is considered to be the first of the three great…
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Pope Francis, “Fratelli tutti”

Pope Francis finishes Chapter One with two paragraphs on hope, nn.54 and 55. HOPE 54. Despite these dark clouds, which may not be ignored, I would like in the following pages to take up and discuss many new paths of…
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Quote from Canticle of Simeon

The quote today is a little bit longer than usual. It is the Canticle of Simeon as given in the night prayer of the Church: Antiphon: “Save us Lord, while we are awake; protect us while we sleep; that we…
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Mass Times and Christmas Masses

Sunday, 20th Saturday Vigil 6.10pm Sunday Morning 8am, 10am and Noon Saturday Vigil and Sunday morning Masses are restricted to 100 people using the two hubs of 50. Details are on the notice board at the back of the Church….
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Confessions

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday after 10am Mass and from 6pm to 7pm. Confessions will be heard in the Adoration Chapel, entrance from Our Lady’s Chapel. “Traditionally many people turn at this time of the year to ask for God’s forgiveness…
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